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Edexcel GCSE Music: July 2021 update

Tue Jul 13 09:33:21 UTC 2021

Read the latest information on GCSE Music, including the latest news about receiving grades in summer 2021.

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Summer 2021 results day

12 August 2021

Getting results on the day

Find out how you can access results and reports through electronic data interchange (EDI) and/or Edexcel Online, or by opting in for results in paper format.

Receiving results through EDI and Edexcel Online


The appeals process will open on 12 August 2021 but will differ from a normal assessment year. You can find detailed support and information about appeals for summer 2021 on the Pearson website.

Access summer 2021 appeals support

Autumn 2021 series

Date Event
11 August 2021 Entries open
4 October 2021 Entry deadline
29 November 2021 Component 3: Appraising exam
24 February 2022 Results day

Summer 2022 exams and assessments


Ofqual has confirmed that the changes made to the 2021 series NEA components will be carried forward onto the Summer 2022 series. We can confirm we will apply the changes that were in place for summer 2021 to the 2022 series.

Read the NEA update and confirmation of requirements for summer 2022


On 12 July 2021, Ofqual and DfE released a joint consultation on the proposed adaptations to the assessment of GCSEs and GCE AS and A levels for students in England taking exams in summer 2022. This closes at 11.45pm on 1 August 2021.

Access the consultation


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